By: David Gombe
Sc Villa emerged 1-0 victors over Onduparaka at Masaka recreation grounds courtesy of a goal from in form marksman George Senkaba
The first half saw Sc Villa the dominant side in terms of possession though failing to penetrate the Onduparaka defence.
In the 43rd minute George Ssenkaba had his powerful header off a sensational cross from Godfrey Lwesibawa well gathered by the visitors’ custodian Nicholas Ssebwato thus heading in halftime goalless.
In the second period, both sides made several changes to boost their attacks with Wasswa Bosa introducing on Martin Kizza, Ayub Bogere, Ramathan Dudu for Nicholas Kasozi, Vitalis Tabu and Abel Eturude respectively.
Livingston Mbabazi reacted by bringing on Kabon living, Karim Ndugwa, Ezra Bida for Samson Caesar Okhuti, Alfred Leku and Vianne Ssekajugo.
Martin Kizza, minutes after his introduction nearly gave the hosts the lead in the 63rd minute when he had his powerful header hit the post.
Four minutes later George Ssenkaba who was the hero against Bright Stars registered his name again on the score sheet with a cool finish off an assist from Godfrey Lwesibawa.
With only 3 minutes to fulltime, substitute Ezra Bida had his attempt on target well saved by Sc Villa goalie Samson Kirya to deny the Visitors the leveller.
Martin Kizza was the only player who was booked in the game punished for simulation in the closing stages. by the end of proceedings George Ssenkaba’ s goal was enough to secure three points for the Jogoos.
The win today means that Wasswa Bosa’s Beleaguered troops maintain their 100% home record having won 6 in 6 at Masaka recreation grounds this season.
Sc Villa remains third on the log with 22 points in 11 games only one below table leaders Police whereas Onduparaka stays in fourth place with 19 pointe despite suffering defeat.
Sc Villa next host their old nemesis Express at Masaka recreation grounds on Friday while the Arua outfit welcome UPDF at Betway greenlight stadium in the next game.
Sc Villa XI
Samson Kirya (Gk), Musa Mukasa, Ibrahim Kiyemba, Henry Katongole, Bernard Muwanga (C), Abel Eturude, Nicholas Kasozi, Allan Kyambadde, Godfrey Lwesibawa, Vitalis Tabu, George Ssenkaba
Subs not used
Samuel Kivumbi (Gk), Joseph Nsubuga, Ambrose Kirya, Alex Kitata
Nicholas Ssebwato (GK) Aggrey Kirya, Mohammad Rashid, Sabir Simba, Rashid Okocha, Ivan Mboowa, Rajab Kakooza, Gaddafi Gadinho, Vianne Ssekajugo, Samson Caesar Okhuti, Alfred Leku
Subs not used
Richard Anyama (Gk), Alex Gasper, Gaddafi Wahab